News Roundup: Nov. 10-16

Each week we round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from news outlets across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. Click on the links to go straight to the full story.

  • Frugal feast: How to stretch your Thanksgiving dollar,” News & Observer: Thanksgiving dinner is inching closer to 50 bucks every year. That would be the average price of a traditional meal for 10 – 16-pound turkey, green peas, sweet potatoes, dressing, rolls, cranberries, a gallon of milk, pumpkin pie filling, pie shells and whipped cream. …
  • Big Sorghum Harvest for Pitt County, NC Producer,” Southern Farm Network: We’ve been talking to producers in North and South Carolina the past couple of weeks about how their various crops fared through the growing season. Today, Pitt County’s Chris Stancill talks about grain sorghum. …
  • Conservation groups tackle restoration project,” Hendersonville Times-News: A coalition of conservation organizations has helped to restore hundreds of acres across the Grandfather Ranger District by treating invasive plants and performing other work over the past six months. …
  • Sanderson abandons plans for chicken plant in Nash County,” News & Observer: Nash County’s long-running quest to attract a new chicken processing plant has fallen victim to serial legal battles, a failure that in turn spells victory for the city of Wilson’s persistent efforts to derail the project. …
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One Response to “News Roundup: Nov. 10-16”

  1. 1
    Ashley:

    $5 million for the design of a wood pellet-handling facility at the Port of Morehead City.

    Uhm, WHAT!? How big is the wood pellet industry?